This first-class 24 mm (35 mm full frame equivalent) prime lens features a large F1.8 maximum aperture and is capable of outstanding sharpness and contrast throughout the frame plus beautiful bokeh in out-of-focus areas. Maximum magnification is 0.25x for dramatic 1:4 close-up capability, and an internal drive motor offers smooth, quiet autofocus operation that moviemakers will appreciate.
Sonnar T* E 24 mm F1.8 ZA Compatibility
E-mount Full Frame cameras
E-mount APS-C cameras
Extra speed and wide-angle appeal
An F1.8 maximum aperture and 24 mm focal length work with ZEISS optics to deliver outstanding images from well-lit landscapes to low-light indoor shots and even 1:4 close-ups.
Get close for impressive detail and impact
With a 16 cm minimum focusing distance this lens makes it possible to get close to your subject in 1:4 macro shots that show detail with impressive wide-angle perspective.
Smooth and quiet for quality movies
Smooth, quiet operation is essential for moviemaking. The fluent, low-noise focus operation of this lens makes it a good choice for movies as well as stills.
Refined exterior finish and feel
A black aluminium alloy exterior blends beautifully with the graceful design of E-mount bodies, and an engraved focus ring offers superior grip and operating feel.
ZEISS prime performance
Legendary ZEISS quality manufactured and calibrated specifically for Sony imaging products. The T* coating contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast.  Aspherical lens  ED (extra-low dispersion) glass
MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.  Contrast (%)  Distance from optical centre of lens (mm)  Max. aperture  F8 aperture  Spatial frequency  10 line pairs / mm  20 line pairs / mm  40 line pairs / mm  Radial values  Tangential values
Specifications and Features
Zeiss® bright Sonnar wide-angle prime
ZEISS® T* anti-reflective coating minimises flare
Wide angle (24 mm focal length) for landscapes and more
Large F1.8 maximum aperture allows beautiful defocusing
16 cm minimum focus distance enables 1:4 macro shots
Minimum focus distance
0.16 m (0.52 ft)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
Filter Diameter (mm)
225 g (8 oz)
What's in the Box
Lens hood (ALC-SH114: petal shape, bayonet type), Lens front cap, Lens rear cap, Case
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